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An extra 380 resource teachers appointed for students with special needs

Published 22/10/2015 | 16:14

Education Minister Jan O’Sullivan
Education Minister Jan O’Sullivan

A further 380 resource teaching posts for students with special needs have been filled for the current school year.

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It brings to 6,832 the total number of resource teachers, up 10pc on last year and up 30pc on three years ago.

An initial allocation of  6,454 resource teachers for 2015/16  was announced  in May, when a number of posts were held in reserve pending late applications

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